throw/fling/cast caution to the wind

throw/fling/cast caution to the wind
throw/fling/cast caution to the wind
: to stop being careful and do something that is dangerous or that might result in failure

After thinking about it for years, he finally threw/flung/cast caution to the wind, quit his job, and started his own company.

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Main Entry:caution
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throw/fling/cast caution to the wind — see caution, 1
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Main Entry:wind

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  • wind — I. /wɪnd / (say wind) noun 1. air in natural motion, as along the earth s surface. 2. a gale; storm; hurricane. 3. any stream of air, as that produced by a bellows, a fan, etc. 4. air impregnated with the scent of an animal or animals. 5. a hint… …  

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